CCAB would like to thank everyone who joined us at our annual Calgary TFAB Aboriginal Business Networking Event. TFAB (Tools and Financing for Aboriginal Business) Networking Events provide valuable networking opportunities between a variety of corporations and Aboriginal businesses.
We welcomed Nicole Bourque-Bouchier, CCAB’s 2019 Indigenous Women in Leadership Laureate as our keynote presenter. The well attended event celebrated Nicole’s success as an Indigenous Woman Leader and as a Certified Aboriginal Business and Aboriginal Procurement Champion in her role as CEO and Co-Owner of The Bouchier Group.
A long-time resident of Fort McMurray and a member of the Mikisew Cree First Nation, Nicole Bourque-Bouchier is the Chief Executive Officer and Co-Owner of The Bouchier Group. Nicole was recently awarded CCAB’s 2019 Indigenous Women in Leadership Award.
Nicole has served on the boards of numerous non-profit organizations such as the Keyano College Board of Governors and President of the Northeastern Alberta Aboriginal Business Association. She currently sits on the Alberta Apple Schools Foundation and the Indspire Board of Directors.
Nicole has been honored with numerous accolades including the Ernest & Young’s Oil & Gas Entrepreneur of the Year Award, Canada’s Top 100 Most Powerful Women and accepted the MacEwan University 2016 Allard Chair in Business. In 2018, Nicole was the recipient of the Indspire Award for Business & Commerce.
The Westin Calgary
320 4 Ave. SW
TFAB Aboriginal Business Networking Events are held in a variety of locations across Canada to:
- Create a space for Aboriginal entrepreneurs to connect with likeminded peers
- Provide Aboriginal entrepreneurs and businesses with the opportunity to grow their professional networks and profile through connecting with CCAB corporate members and other organizations committed to Aboriginal business
- Provide opportunities to learn more about what it takes to succeed as an entrepreneur from special guest speakers.
Beverages and Canapes included with Registration
Agenda – May 8, 2019
|6:00 pm||Registration begins (refreshments upon arrival)|
|6:20 pm||Opening remarks|
|6:30 pm||Keynote Speaker|
|8:00 pm||Event Concludes|
|CCAB Members and Calgary Gala Ticket Holders:||Free|
|Non-Members||$15.00 GST inclusive|